Alekhine Chess Club Welcomes All Chess Players
kolkata is one of the majore chess centres in India with several thousands active players. Many of Indian's leading juniors hail from the city.The Alekhine Chess Club was established at Gorky Sadan under the then Soviet
Memories With GM Viswanathan Anand
On 18th December 2011, Ananda visited the club dated 23th The Telegraph schools’ chess championship.On 18th December 2011, Ananda visited the club dated 23th The Telegraph schools’ chess championship. On 18th December 2011, Ananda visited the club dated 23th.
World Championship 2013 Anand vs Magnus Carlsen
We congratulate ALL INDIA CHESS FEDERATION & TAMILNADU CHESS ASSOCIATION for hosting WORLD CHESS CHAPIONSHIP-2013 in Great Style & with Grand Success.
Roll of Honour
Target 2020
Bengal has only six Gransmasters till date.Our mission is to produce 14 more GMs so that we can have
Our Students - Future GMs
                            
President’s Message
It is my great honor to have been selected to serve as President of Alekhine Chess Club . It is my duty  to take the game of chess in West Bengal to glorious heights. Alekhine  Chess Club is bent on producing young chess players

Alekhine News

Sayantan Das earns maiden Grandmaster norm

Youngstar of our Academy Sayantan Das on Friday 04th July 2014 achieved his maiden Grandmaster norm during an international tournament in Barcelona, Spain
Das beat two GMs and drew with another two highly rated GMs in the 22nd Open International ciutat de Montcade in Barcelona. His Elo rating was 2613 but he gained 46 Elo points from the tournament.

National News

Delhi Chess R9: Abhijeet in Lead, One Round to Go 12th Parsvnath Delhi Chess Open 2014 - New Delhi, Jan 15; Arjuna awardee Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta moved closer to clinching the title with a quick draw with Grandmaster Alexander Evdokimov of Russia in the 9th and penultimate round of the 12th
Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament now coming to a close here.

International News

27 Jun 2013 | 9:11 am

Working meeting of FIDE President
FIDE President met with Mayor of Xiamen city of China Mr. Liu Keqing. At the meeting also present was Ms. Tsai Guiju, Chairman of Chinese businessmen Association in Russia.
An agreement with Gaonan Company has been signed at the meeting. The both sides discussed the possibilities of implementation of CiS programme in Xiamen city. According to Liu Keqing, Xiamen's leadership is interested in it.
Former Students
  • GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly
    Surya Shekhar Ganguly born February 24, 1983) is an Indian chess Grandmaster and a chess prodigy from Kolkata. He started playing chess at the age of 5 and achieved great successes at National and World Junior Championships.
  • WGM Mary Ann Gomes
    Marry Ann Gomes born September 19, 1989) is an Indian chess Women Grandmaster and a chess prodigy from Kolkata. She started playing chess at the age of 5 and achieved great successes at National and International Championships.
  • GM Sandipan Chanda
    Sandipan Chanda born August 13, 1983) is an Indian chess Grandmaster and a chess prodigy from Kolkata.Sandipan became grandmaster in 2003. He played for India in the Chess Olympiads of 2004, 2006 and 2008
  • GM Nilotpal Das
    Nilotpal Das joined the club when he was nine years old. Now he is an Indian chess Grandmaster and a chess prodigy,achieved great successes at National and International Championships.